Humboldt State University

Get Involved: Organizations

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Arcata Educational Farm promotes sustainable agriculture awareness and provides work experiences for students and the community. It practices good land stewardship along with social and economic sustainability through Community Supported Agriculture.
707.825.1777 930 Old Arcata Road Arcata, CA 95521

Center for Environmental Economic Development works for environmentally sustainable community development locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
707.822.8347 P.O. Box 4167 Arcata, CA 95518

Community Alliance with Family Farmers promotes Humboldt County agriculture and small family farms, increases community knowledge of local food systems, improves food security and develops new markets for Humboldt County agriculture.
707.444.3255 922 E Street Suite 202 Eureka, CA 95501

Friends of the Arcata Marsh, located at the Interpretive Center at the Arcata Marsh, enhances visitors' understanding of what the marsh does for its surrounding community and the environment. The Friends offer activities and information at the Interpretive Center and throughout the marsh.
707.826.2359 Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center 569 South G Street
Mail Address: P.O. Box 410 Arcata, CA 95518

Friends of the Dunes is dedicated to conserving the natural diversity of coastal environments through community supported education and stewardship programs.
707.444.1397 P.O. Box 186, Arcata, CA 95518

Humboldt Bay Bicycle Commuters Association strives to improve and encourage bicycle commuting by promoting its personal and societal benefits.

Humboldt Bay Center for Sustainable Living will be a collaborative learning center for on going environmental research, sustainability conferences, "green" business incubation, exhibits, tours and hands-on workshops.
707.822.7931 P.O. Box 309 Arcata, CA 95518

Humboldt Baykeeper works to safeguard our coastal resources to strengthen the Humboldt Bay Community.
707.268.8897 217 E Street Eureka, CA 95501

Humboldt County Resource Conservation District is a non-regulatory organization that works with landowners, residents, and community groups to implement practices that improve and protect water quality and natural habitat on private lands.
707.444.9708 ext. 115 5630 South Broadway Eureka, CA 95503

Humboldt Watershed Council is a non-profit organization of Humboldt County residents, watershed groups and community organizations that are concerned with the degradation of watersheds, and the tremendous impact this has upon health, safety, property, and quality of life.
707.496.4703 P.O. Box 1301 Eureka, CA 95502

Jacoby Creek Land Trust is a community-based organization dedicated to the protection of land with conservation values in the Jacoby Creek Valley and around northern Humboldt Bay.

The North Coast Environmental Center promotes an understanding of the relations between people and the biosphere and seeks to conserve ecosystems of Northern California and southern Oregon.
707.822.6918 1465 G Street, Arcata, CA 95521

The North Coast Growers Association organizes local farmers' markets and ensures that products sold at the markets are truly local.
707.441.9999 P.O. Box 4232 Arcata, CA 95518

Peak Oil Action Network is a community group dedicated to educating Humboldt County citizens about peak oil and the impact on our community.
Contact Suzanne Simpson at

Plan It Green is dedicated to green community planning and design. It encourages the adoption of sustainable practices in Humboldt County.
707.443.8326 P.O. Box 334 Eureka, CA 95502

The Redwood Community Action Agency provides a wide range of services to residents of Humboldt County with low and moderate incomes. The Agency's Natural Resources Services department is committed to improving the health of North Coast communities and the watersheds they depend on.
707.445.0881 904 G St Eureka, CA 95501

Redwood Coast Energy Authority implements sustainable energy initiatives that reduce energy demand, increase energy efficiency, and advance the use of clean and renewable resources available in the region.
707.269.1700 517 Fifth Street Eureka, CA 95501

The Schatz Energy Research Center works to establish clean energy technologies in our society, with specialization in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and hydrogen energy systems.
707.826.4345 1 Harpst Street Arcata, CA 95521

Seventh Generation Fund is dedicated to promoting and maintaining the culture of Native peoples by working on issues of social and environmental justice and sustaining cultural integrity.
707.825.7640 425 I Street, Arcata, CA 95521

Sustainable Nations promotes sustainable development of quality housing, water systems, energy sources, and food systems for Native peoples in a way that honors traditional values. Community-based decision-making is central to the group's approach.
707.677.3588 P.O. Box 1111 Trinidad, CA 95570

Zero Waste Humboldt develops solutions for waste prevention, reduction, reuse, and recycling for the residents, businesses, community-based organizations, and government agencies of Humboldt County.